Julie is 44 years old. She is engaged in a "buying and selling" business. Her husband's name is Juanito, and he is a farmer in the village of Rang-ay. Sometimes he helps her to sell in the local community. Julie has seven children; some of them are currently going to school.
Julie wants to continue sending her children to school and to buy more products to sell. In this regard, Julie is requesting a loan amounting to PHP 50,000 to buy meat, fish and vegetables to resell. She believes that she can improve her business through her patience and strong determination.
About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.
This loan is made possible by Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI), which means “a partner in development.” ASKI has been in operation for 25 years and runs multiple successful initiatives in addition to microlending. Its main microfinance branch focuses on lending to microentrepreneurs, small farmers, and fisher folk. ASKI also provides microinsurance and marketing support for borrowers, as well as educational programs to develop the skills of both borrowers and staff. The ASKI Foundation funds community development projects such as a daycare feeding program and scholarships for children. ASKI Global helps overseas Filipinos develop entrepreneurial and financial skills to maximize the impact of remittances.